Welcome to Libby ...
The city of Libby is located in Lincoln County and is the County Seat for Lincoln County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Libby has a population of 2,691 people<1> (see below for details).
Libby is 2,100 feet [640 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Libby lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Libby (for example, toward Hope (ID)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).
Libby is located in the (406) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Libby had a population of 2,628 people (or 13.35% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Libby the county's most populous community.
The population of Libby represents 0.27% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,628 people, the population of Libby has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,626 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Libby had an population of 2,691 people. This is an increase of 2.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.48% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Libby ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Libby and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Libby.
Communities Also Named Libby ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Libby: This one is located in Lincoln County and the other is located in Missoula County.
Beyond Montana, there are 7 communities that are also named Libby - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Libby.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Libby. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Libby. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Libby. Our list includes 12 papers.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Libby:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Libby ...
Looking for more information about Libby? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Libby, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Libby.
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Libby.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Libby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Libby. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Libby) to Point B.|
If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Libby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Libby
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Libby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3872, Longitude: -115.5560 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Libby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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